6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Khan Room, Littauer Building, Room 382
Tom Wheeler, Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year, served as the Chairman of the FCC from 2013 to 2017 under President Obama. For more than three decades, Wheeler has been involved with new telecommunications networks and services, experiencing the revolution in telecommunications as a policy expert, an advocate, and a businessman. As an entrepreneur, he started or helped start multiple companies offering cable, wireless, and video communications services. Wheeler will lead two study groups in fall 2017.
Study groups are for Harvard students only (graduate and undergraduate) and are not-for-credit. Registration required; please register below.
Description: The internet is gnawing at the sense of stability that underpins our sense of security. Yet, it isn’t the primary network that is transformational, but the secondary effects of that network. A discussion of some of the secondary effects of digital networks and the policy issues they raise.